Ceilings

A ceiling is an overhead interior surface that covers the upper limits of a room. It is not generally considered a structural element, but a finished surface concealing the underside of the roof structure or the floor of a story above. Ceilings can be decorated to taste, and there are many fine examples of frescoes and artwork on ceilings especially in religious buildings. …

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Drawing Rooms

A drawing room is a room in a house where visitors may be entertained, and a historical term for what would now usually be called living room. The name is derived from the 16th century terms withdrawing room and withdrawing chamber, which remained in use through the 17th century, and made their first written appearance in 1642. And then, my friend, when darkness overspreads my eyes, and …

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Living Rooms

In Western architecture, a living room, also called a lounge room, lounge , or sitting room, is a room in a residential house or apartment for relaxing and socializing. Such a room is sometimes called a front room when it is near the main entrance at the front of the house. In large formal homes, a sitting room is often a small private living area adjacent to a bedroom, such as the Queen’s Sitting …

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